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Neil deMause

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    May 21, 2014
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    April 6, 2011

    Where Have All the Yankees Fans Gone?

    photo by Neil deMause​Following last night's ten-inning loss to the Twins, the Yankees' record stands at 3-2 (good!) and the team trails Buck Showalter's undefeated Orioles by a game and a half in the AL East (bad!). But since everybody knows that early April stats don't matter (remember how t ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    This Week in the Voice: Dan Choi, Bad Lieutenant

    ‚ÄčLt. Daniel Choi resembles so many other American soldiers in many, many ways: as a late 20s West Point grad who loves his country, a born-again Christian, as a soldier who's served two tours in Iraq, and as a soldier who's been kicked out of the military. But even that isn't the distinguishment t ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Are Mets Road Woes to Blame for Empty Seats in Queens?

    Photo by Neil deMause​Following the Mets' improbable come-from-way-behind win over the Marlins yesterday, the Shea Stadium Citi Field scoreboard blared the slogan "We Believe in Home Field Advantage," along with the news that the Amazin's now boast a sparkling 22-9 record in Flushing.

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    October 13, 2009

    As Appeal Goes Forward, MTA Hit With New Atlantic Yards Suit

    Bruce Ratner and his Atlantic Yards project are really getting it in the neck this week. Tomorrow an appeal by landholders of the eminent domain seizure of their properties for the sports, shopping, office and residential mega-plan gets going in court. And now Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, state s ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Museum of Natural History. Twitpic by ashelamb. The week was hot as hell -- which, a quick scan of our stories reveals, is an apt comparison. In a tribute to democracy, people with guns started following around President Obama. Busybodies were all over Michelle Obama's butt. Old peo ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    On Third Avenue. Albany went coup-coup! Pedro Espada Jr. seized the state senate with the help of Hiram Monserrate and billionaire Tom Golisano. After some skirmishes, which saw Tom Duane appearing to lean GOP to save gay marriage, the Dems locked the chamber, but Espada got the key and the GOP w ... More >>

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    April 24, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    President Obama came down on the credit card companies. They're still trying to hang the socialist and elitist raps on him, but they don't seem to be sticking. Mayor Bloomberg got mad as hell about the MTA fare hike -- but didn't bother to tell his friends in Albany. His "Puppets for Educational ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Obama told Chrysler and GM to get their shit straight or go bankrupt. The new head of GM said that was okay with him. (Aren't they supposed to whine and resign in the Times?) This of course made Obama a fascist. Rightbloggers were also mad when Obama went to Europe and wasn't nice enough to the Quee ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Friends Don't Let Friends Buy Yankees Tickets at Full Price

    Give the Yanks credit for trying: It may not have pushed A-Roid off the front pages, but Ticketgate is certainly starting to give him a run for his money. More tales of fan woe keep emerging, with the Times' Richard Sandomir dumping out a bucketload of sob stories on Saturday. Team COO Lonn Trost' ... More >>

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    December 3, 2008
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    September 18, 2008

    Yankee Stadium Critic: And They're Not Even From Around Here!

    Dennis Kucinich held today his Congressional subcommittee "Gaming the Tax Code: Public Subsidies, Private Profits, and Big League Sports in New York" meeting on stadium rip-offs. As Neil deMause announced earlier, Assemblymember Richard Brodsky was there to put his "The House That You Built" report ... More >>

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    September 14, 2007

    Astroland Looking Like History

    Looks like the dream is over for Astroland. Barring a last-minute reprieve from developer Joseph Sitt, Astroland appears to be heading the way of Luna Park. The New York Post reported Friday that the city hasn't been able to find a new Coney Island home for the beloved 45-year-old amusement park. ... More >>

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